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New clusters offer insights into consulting, middle market
October 23, 2014

Whether it’s exploring an under-represented segment of the U.S. economy or gaining insights into an analytical and data-driven profession, Fisher’s newest Industry Clusters are uniquely preparing undergraduate students for success in business.

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The Risk Institute hosts launch event and conference
October 23, 2014

The Risk Institute at Fisher College of Business convened leading practitioners and renowned scholars from a variety of sectors and disciplines for its launch event and 2014 conference.

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Finance graduate weathers adversity in pursuit of dreams
October 17, 2014

As a busy second-year student at the Moritz College of Law and a world-class athlete, Blake Haxton doesn’t spend much time looking back. But ask Haxton how he ended up enjoying his real estate and tax law courses, and he’s happy to reminisce.

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KeyBank symposium draws students from across country
October 15, 2014

Thirty-nine business and engineering students from colleges and universities across the country gathered at Fisher for the seventh annual KeyBank Leadership and Creativity Undergraduate Student Symposium.

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Beta Alpha Psi chapter recognized for excellence
October 14, 2014

Beta Alpha Psi, an international honor and service organization for financial and business information students and professionals, has recognized the Omicron Chapter at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business a "Superior Chapter."

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Fisher faculty to lead prominent logistics journal
October 10, 2014

A publication with Buckeye roots will once again have a strong Ohio State presence as Fisher professors Walter Zinn and Thomas J. Goldsby have been selected to serve as editors of the Journal of Business Logistics.

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Fisher secures CIBE grant to further advance global learning
October 9, 2014

Fisher’s mission to prepare the next generation of business leaders for success across the globe will be further advanced thanks in part to the renewal of a highly competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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Full-time MBA program rises in global rankings
October 9, 2014

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business continued to rise in The Economist’s full-time MBA rankings report.

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Real Estate seminar offers students career perspectives
October 3, 2014

From mortgage banking to private equity real estate investing, more than three dozen undergraduate and graduate students recently received a top-to-bottom look into the real estate industry as part of the 2014 Real Estate Career Foundation Seminar.

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Report examines operations excellence in middle market
October 2, 2014

A National Center for the Middle Market report from Peter Ward, director for the Center for Operational Excellence and the Richard M. Ross Chair in Management, reveals a four-part system to achieve operations excellence in midsized companies -- and shows how these firms perform better than their larger peers.

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Award-winning alumna shares MBLE insights with students
September 23, 2014

When Michelle Zhang recently returned to the Fisher campus to participate in a Master of Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE) Career Foundation Seminar, she did so not as a distant alum but as a Fisher graduate whose ties to the college remain strong.

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Harrison honored with NBMBAA’s Helping Hands Award
September 22, 2014

David Harrison, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Student Services and Corporate and Community Outreach at Fisher College of Business, is the 2014 recipient of the Helping Hands Award from the National Black MBA Association.

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$2.5 million gift supports Max M. Fisher Scholars, faculty
September 19, 2014

Fisher College of Business has welcomed the inaugural group of Max M. Fisher Scholars to campus as a result of a $2.5 million gift from the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation. The gift will also establish and support the Max M. Fisher Faculty Eminence Award.

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MBAs named Forté Foundation Fellows
September 18, 2014

A select group of 10 MBAs at Fisher College of Business have been named Forté Foundation Fellows.

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Ohio State honors pair of business graduates
September 10, 2014

The 2014 Ohio State University Alumni Awards honored graduates for outstanding achievement and service, including business graduates Stephen P. Blythe and David E. Vollman.

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Goldman Sachs leader, alum shares insights with students
September 10, 2014

Drawing on his experience working at one of the leading investment banking, securities and investment management firms in the world, alumnus Jim McNamara recently offered graduate students at Fisher unique insights into the financial services industry.

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Undergraduate programs rank among nation's best
September 9, 2014

Fisher College of Business had four areas of study ranked in the top 10 nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Undergraduate Business Programs.

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Alumni Awards recognize business, community leaders
September 8, 2014

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business honored three graduates as part of its 2014 Alumni Awards ceremony: David Bianconi (BSBA ’76), Lisa Ingram (MBA ’00) and Sunil Sabharwal (BSBA ’88).

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Anand named William H. Davis Chair
September 5, 2014

Jaideep (Jay) Anand has been named the William H. Davis Chair in the American Free Enterprise System at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

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Minton named to Arthur E. Shepard Endowed Professorship
September 5, 2014

Bernadette A. Minton has been named to the Arthur E. Shepard Endowed Professorship in Insurance.

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Full-time MBA orientation materials go digital
August 29, 2014

For the 2014 Full-time MBA Pre-Term program, Fisher College of Business staff and the college’s Information Technology Services office worked with students in the College of Engineering as part of a capstone class to develop a mobile app.

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Students kick off autumn semester, share their stories
August 27, 2014

With the start of a new academic year, students share how their Fisher College of Business experiences have helped them go beyond.

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Research examines consumers' sense of "deservingness"
August 26, 2014

New research from associate professor of marketing Rebecca Walker Reczek finds that loyal customers of a company feel that they are more likely and more deserving than others to win perks from the business -- even those that are randomly given out.

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AMIS faculty recognized by American Accounting Association
August 22, 2014

Faculty in the Department of Accounting and MIS were recognized for their teaching, research and service at the 2014 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Fisher faculty honored at Academy of Management meeting
August 22, 2014

Fisher College of Business was well-represented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Philadelphia, as numerous faculty and a PhD candidate earned recognition for their outstanding research contributions to the management and organization industries.

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Export Internship Program showcases success, growth
August 19, 2014

The Ohio Export Internship Program recently celebrated the experiences of 32 students and welcomed leaders from The Ohio State University, the business community, government, and educational institutions across the state.

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Stulz among Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers
August 11, 2014

René M. Stulz, Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics and director of the Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics at Fisher College of Business, has been named one of Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers.

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Summer commencement recognizes new grads
August 7, 2014

Celebrating student accomplishment and welcoming new alumni, The Ohio State University summer commencement ceremony will take place Sunday, August 10 at the Jerome Schottenstein Center.

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Accounting PhD candidate receives KPMG scholarship
August 5, 2014

Fisher College of Business PhD candidate Aaron Nelson has been awarded a prestigious KPMG Foundation Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholarship.

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Fisher director, student among Who's Who in Black Columbus
August 1, 2014

Ohio State faculty, staff and students were among those recognized for outstanding accomplishment in the 12th edition of Who’s Who in Black Columbus, including David Harrison, director of Fisher's Office of Diversity and Inclusion Student Services and Corporate and Community Outreach, and Akeesha Giddings, marketing student.

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International anti-corruption leader connects with students
July 25, 2014

A respected leader in international anti-corruption efforts recently shared with Fisher students his insights into the struggle to reduce corruption and the benefits and consequences of doing so—all without leaving his home in Europe.

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Program offers Young Scholars entrepreneurship insight
July 25, 2014

Twenty-one high school students recently received an exclusive look into the world of business as they gathered at Fisher to participate in the 2014 Samuel DuBois Cook Summer Academy, presented by The Ohio State University Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s Young Scholars Program.

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Fisher named Forté Foundation sponsor school
July 1, 2014

Fisher College of Business has been named a Forté Foundation sponsor school for 2014-2015. The partnership connects Fisher’s top-ranked MBA programs with the foundation, a nonprofit consortium of companies and business schools focused on launching women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities and a network of professionals.

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Case competition draws U.S. high school students to Fisher
July 1, 2014

For the first time since 2008, Fisher College of Business hosted the National Black MBA Association’s® (NBMBAA) Leaders of Tomorrow® Case Competition. The 13th annual event brought 130 minority high school students from across the country to campus.

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Allenby selected as prestigious ISMS Fellow
June 30, 2014

Greg M. Allenby, Helen C. Kurtz Chair in Marketing, was elected to serve as an INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) Fellow at the recent INFORMS Marketing Science Conference.

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Interim President, former Fisher dean Joseph Alutto honored
June 19, 2014

The Ohio State University’s leader served as the guest of honor during a gathering of the Fisher College of Business community to celebrate his enduring legacy as well as the creation of The Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness and the Joseph A. Alutto Global Leadership Fund.

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ACAP-Ohio brings industry, career insights to students
June 19, 2014

Forty-four high school students from around the state recently gathered at Fisher for the 19th annual Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio).

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Faculty member provides anti-corruption insights in Bosnia
June 19, 2014

Just before the start of his Global Ethics and Compliance course at Fisher this summer, David Freel, senior lecturer in the Department of Management and Human Resources, embarked on a global experience to see firsthand how his area of expertise was being applied halfway around the world.

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Fisher students help fuel EcoCAR team
June 13, 2014

Fisher student Bryan Silverman has loved “anything with four wheels” since the fifth grade. So when the EcoCAR 2 challenge offered the chance to combine his passion for the automotive world with his skills and training in business, he leapt at the opportunity.

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Schweitzer Fellow working to improve children's health
June 11, 2014

Born in India, raised in Japan and educated in Australia, Zeenia Kaul appreciates diversity – of thought, of people and of education. It’s why Kaul, a 2014-2015 Albert Schweitzer Fellow, is introducing disadvantaged children in Columbus, Ohio to a whole new way to improve their health.

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Research addresses importance of patient experience
June 5, 2014

A new study that explores the impact of combining standardized healthcare practices with an increased emphasis on patient experience not only reveals improvement in two significant clinical outcomes, but also quantifies -- for the first time -- the cost of this new healthcare model.

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Research, industry insights highlight risk series
May 29, 2014

Bringing together and building upon the issues and challenges examined over four half-day sessions, the fifth and concluding entry in the Risk Institute Executive Education Series, “Balancing Risk and Opportunity to Create Value,” offered a mix of academic expertise and practitioner perspectives.

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Unique background helping Magestro excel in analytics
May 27, 2014

Brookhaven National Laboratory features Daniel Magestro, an adjunct professor of finance at Fisher, whose scientific background has proven to be valuable in business education.

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Financial fraud protection now as simple as 1, 2, 3
May 23, 2014

In an era of financial scandal headlines, has a reliable, cost-effective way to identify financial reporting fraud, as seen by the likes of Enron and WorldCom, been discovered? Researchers at Columbia Business School and Fisher College of Business believe so and have created a new way for financial regulators and investors to “red flag” irregularities in financial statements faster and more efficiently than ever before.

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WD's Steve Milligan continuing to give back to Fisher
May 21, 2014

Steve Milligan, president and CEO of Western Digital Corporation and a 1985 Fisher alumnus, continued his legacy of giving back to his alma mater, returning to campus to address Master of Accounting graduates at the MAcc pre-commencement ceremony.

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MAcc Association recognized for community service efforts
May 9, 2014

Citing tremendous involvement in a number of community service programs, The Ohio State Office of Outreach and Engagement awarded Fisher’s Master of Accounting Association its Student Organization Award for Excellence in Community Service Programming.

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Center for Real Estate welcomes pair of industry leaders
May 9, 2014

Demonstrating its commitment to providing students with unique insights into the industry, the Ohio State Center for Real Estate recently brought to campus a pair of leaders to speak on the current state and future of commercial and industrial real estate.

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GAP launch gives students robust global opportunities
May 8, 2014

Sixty-seven first-year MBA students recently traveled abroad for three weeks of project-based learning and consultation as part of Fisher's Global Applied Projects (GAP) program.

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Students, alumnus celebrated at commencement activities
May 5, 2014

More than 10,000 students, their families and friends will gather Sunday in Ohio Stadium for The Ohio State University Spring Commencement.

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MAcc student eager for post-graduate opportunity at FASB
April 28, 2014

The latest in a tradition of distinguished Accounting Honors students at Fisher is getting ready for a prestigious opportunity.

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